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Dr. Yost Advances Medical Provision In Puerto Rico

David Yost, MD, MSc, graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 1987 and the University of Arizona Family Practice Residency Program in 1990.  He grew up in Northern Arizona on the Navajo Indian Reservation, spent time in Tucson, Phoenix and Pinetop, Ariz., but currently is p


Associate Dean Lori Arviso Alvord, MD, Sees Priorities for Medical Admissions and Student Affairs

Three months into her role as associate dean for student affairs and admissions at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, Lori Alvord, MD, is moving forward with plans to make sure the student experience is nothing short of exceptional.


Class Notes, October 2012

[Pictured from left to right: Dr. Gabriel Sarah, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi]


First-Year Student Looks to Father for Medical Inspiration

UA College of Medicine – Tucson first-year student, Jeff Brown, says he learned the spirit of medicine through his father, Mark Brown, MD. Now in the same building, both are working to better themselves as patient caretakers.


Moynahan Reflects on College's Evolution of Medical Education

As the UA College of Medicine – Tucson admits new classes each year, administrators, faculty and staff work to ensure students are receiving the best medical education possible.


Save The Date

Join us to celebrate the reunion Classes of 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008.


UA Grad Works to Increase College of Medicine Alumni Connections

The Office of Alumni Affairs would like to introduce our wonderful new staff member, Shannon Maule. Shannon is the driving force behind our e-newsletters and social media efforts.


News from the Class of 2015

The Class of 2015 is saddened to inform the greater University of Arizona College of Medicine community that our classmate and friend, Derek Neal, recently was diagnosed with Stage 4 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.


Alumni Board Updates

The University of Arizona College of Medicine Alumni Board met on Saturday, Oct. 6 in the Marvin “Swede” Johnson building in Tucson. The meeting covered a lot of ground, including discussing goals and priorities, new projects, current events and the recruitment of new members.


An Update From Tucson's Student Government Chair

Greetings UA College of Medicine – Tucson Alumni,

As the new school year begins and summer begins to fade, students are gearing up for the upcoming challenges they will face in the classrooms and clinics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Hutchison Legacy Begins at UA College of Medicine – Tucson

As years pass and new students begin their medical education, it’s no wonder the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson continues to grow family legacies.


Dr. Christian Moher to Speak at 2012 White Coat Ceremony

Christian Moher, MD, will speak at the 18th annual White Coat Ceremony to welcome the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Class of 2016. As an alumnus, Dr. Moher said he hopes his speech will help the incoming class understand the uniqueness of the medical profession.


Class Notes, August 2012

[Faculty member Stephen Howell, MD, and wife Jennifer Parod]

William 'Bill' Thrift, MD, Class of 1983

I've practiced in Prescott since leaving Scottsdale Memorial Family Medicine residency in 1986.


Alumni Office Welcomes New Director

It’s our privilege to announce that longtime University of Arizona employee Holly Altman has been named director of Alumni Affairs for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.


Clint McCall Named Senior Director of Development for UA College of Medicine – Tucson

Clint McCall has been named senior director of development for the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. He will oversee the college’s development, alumni relations and special events offices.


Dr. Wayne Beck Endowed Scholarship

It is with deep sadness that we inform the University of Arizona College of Medicine community about the passing of Wayne Beck, MD, Class of 1975. After battling multiple health issues for the past few years, Dr. Beck passed away on Sunday, April 8, surrounded by his family.


Two Members of UA Community Honored by Gold Foundation

Two individuals from the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards on Thursday, May 10, at the senior breakfast.


Class Notes, March 2012

[Ryan Putnam, MD, with wife Haley and daughter.]


UA Medical Student Works to Create Change in Ghana

Charity Adusei brings more than intelligence and determination to the Class of 2015 at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. The 24-year-old also shares her passion, enthusiasm and conviction for philanthropy with her 113 classmates.


Message from Dean Goldschmid, March 2012

Greetings College of Medicine alumni!


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